Jersey City, NJ asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: I’m living with my friend here in New Jersey been here for a month now and his landlord just threatened to call the

Cops and have me arrested if I don’t get out. Can he do this?

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Derek John Soltis
Derek John Soltis
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Jersey City, NJ

A: Can he call, yes. Are you going to be evicted? Probably not. If you lived there for more than 30 days you pick up rights as a tenant, and your friend is the one that is going to say you have lived there over 30 days.

The landlord would then have to go through eviction court. And most courts in NJ are at a standstill.

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